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ANSI/ARMA 5-2003

Vital RecordsPrograms: Identifying, Managing, and Recovering Business-Critical Records

Addresses the development and implementation of a vital records program within the context of a formal records management program. Vital records are defined as records containing information essential to the survival of an organization in the event of a disaster, since they document an organization's legal and financial position and preserve the rights of employees, customers and stockholders. Specific procedures addressed include: vital records analysis and selection, records protection methods, and the overall administration of a vital records program.

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The Association for Information Management Professionals [ARMA]

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